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PHM 2018 Women Photographers Grant
LONDON, 12 SEPTEMBER 2018 – THE 2ND PHMUSEUM GRANT AIMED AT SUPPORTING WOMEN AND NON-BINARY PHOTOGRAPHERS IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS, OFFERING £10,000 IN CASH PRIZES, 3 PUBLICATIONS ON VOGUE ITALIA, A SOLO EXHIBITION AT VERZASCA FOTO, AND A NOMINATION FOR WORLD PRESS PHOTO’S JOOP SWART MASTERCLASS, PLUS OTHER RELEVANT OPPORTUNITIES.
PHmuseum is glad to open the call of its PHmuseum 2018 Women Photographers Grant, aimed at empowering the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries, working in diverse areas of photography. The Grant further means to facilitate the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while responding to the necessity to fight for gender equality in the industry.
The prizes include £10,000 in cash prizes plus several opportunities to promote the awarded works across media and festivals. Vogue Italia photography department, led by Alessia Glaviano, will select three works among all of the submissions that will be granted an online publication in the magazine. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd and New Generation prizes will also be published on YET Magazine. Verzasca Foto Festival will instead offer a solo exhibition at a project selected by the festival‘s director Alfio Tommasini. All the shortlisted projects (up to 35 works) will be also projected at Photo Vogue Festival 2018. The winner of the New Generation Prize will also be automatically nominated for the World Press Photo 2019 Joop Swart Masterclass.
Applicants are invited to present projects of maximum 20 photos, centred around a concept or a topic, with at least four pictures taken from 2015 onwards. Submissions will be reviewed by judges Alessandra
Sanguinetti (Photographer, Member of Magnum Photos), Aida Muluneh (Photographer, Filmmaker and Curator), Karen McQuaid (Senior Curator, The Photographers’ Gallery) and Pamela Chen (Creative Lead, Instagram).
Photographers can benefit from a £18 early bird fee during the first two weeks of the application window. The submission deadline is set for 17 October 2018 at 11:59 pm (GMT).
Contest Prize & TERMS
COPYRIGHT: You also warrant that You have all the necessary consents in relation to your entry and that You are the copyright owner of any copyright works submitted, e.g. photographs, texts, drawings, and PHmuseum's use of such works will be at no charge, will not infringe the rights of any third party, and You will fully indemnify PHmuseum in the event of any infringement. PHmuseum commits to always mention the author copyrights. When You submit photographs to the PHmuseum website, You remain the copyright owner of the photographs You submit to the PHmuseum website and PHmuseum does not claim ownership over the photographs. USAGE RIGHTS: You also acknowledge that the full names of the winners may be published by PHmuseum, and You grant to PHmuseum a non-exclusive perpetual, worldwide royalty free license to use and publish your entries in whole or in part in any media form whatsoever, for the purposes of the Grant’s and PHmuseum’s promotion. You also agree that PHmuseum will have the right to use and publish the images for promotional and marketing purposes for the current and future seasons of the Grant on any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.
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